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Minority Outreach

Friday Talking Points -- Media Gets Played By Trump, Again

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.16.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The media got played by Donald Trump this morning, once again. Picture Charlie Brown lying flat on his back, wondering why he keeps falling for the old kick-the-football bit.

Donald Trump Doesn't Care About Black People

Ian Squires | Posted 11.14.2016 | Politics
Ian Squires

In the immediate wake of the 2005 Hurricane Katrina disaster, rapper Kanye West sounded off with a blunt assessment of the President: “George Bush d...

Friday Talking Points -- Deportation Clarification

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.02.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Donald Trump going to Mexico could have had a certain "Nixon goes to China" flavor about it, and he actually was getting some good reviews for crossing the very low bar of "not totally embarrassing himself or his country" -- at least for the first few hours. Then he went to Phoenix, and Mr. Hyde came back out.

Friday Talking Points -- End Of The Silly Season

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.26.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's still only August, but already the predictions that this would be an exceedingly banal presidential election campaign look like they've already come true. This week's campaign news might be summed up as an elementary school playground shouting match: "You're a bigot!" "No, you're a bigot!" Sigh.

The GOP's Talk About Minority Outreach Just That, Talk

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Priebus is right about changes. But the changes he touted with success were revamping their fundraising machinery, tweaking the number of debates the GOP contenders have with each other, and investing more in technology to improve its field operations.

GOP's Post-Mortem Post-Mortem

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's tempting for Democrats to dismiss the post-mortem of the post-mortem as nothing short of celebrating abject failure. But before we get to that, it is worth examining the structural changes happening in the Republican Party, because Democrats really can't afford to ignore such things.

What Do KFC And The GOP Have In Common?

Daniel Simon | Posted 06.10.2013 | Politics
Daniel Simon

There's been a lot of "rebranding" going on in the United States lately. From governmental politics to fast food corporations, it seems as though ma...

GOP Launches Minority Courtship and Chris Christie's Tea Party Problem (AUDIO)

Morris W. O'Kelly | Posted 05.18.2013 | Black Voices
Morris W. O'Kelly

I previewed the highly-anticipated findings of the "Growth and Opportunity" project by the GOP. It is estimated that 71 percent of Latinos, 73 percent of Asians and 93 percent of African-Americans voted for President Obama last November.